Cookies and Cream Baked Cheesecake

Cookies and Cream Baked Cheesecake

Ingredients

Base

12 choc chip Vive Lites biscuits (Paradise®)
1 tablespoon skim milk
cooking spray

Filling

500g low-fat cottage cheese
125g 80% less fat cream cheese
½ teaspoon vanilla essence
1 whole egg
1 egg white
1 x 400g can light condensed milk
25g (5 squares) dark cooking chocolate grated
¼ cup cocoa

Method

Preheat oven 160ºC fan forced.

To make base: In a food processor crumble biscuits until fine crumbs appear. Add in milk and blend together. Coat a pie plate with cooking spray and press biscuit mix onto base of plate. Refrigerate while making the filling.

To make filling: Clean food processor bowl and blade. Blend cottage cheese in processor until very smooth. Add cream cheese, vanilla essence and eggs and combine well. Pour into a large bowl then add condensed milk. Combine well using an electric beater.

Pour half of the filling into another bowl. Add grated chocolate and sifted cocoa to one of the bowls and combine using electric beater. Pour the white filling over biscuit base then carefully pour the chocolate filling in a zig zag pattern. Bake for 45 minutes. Leave to cool. Refrigerate until required.

Suitable to be frozen for 2-3 weeks

Note from Annette: I am so excited about this recipe. Who doesn’t love anything to do with cookies and cream, and now you can enjoy this delightfully guilt free cheesecake. You don’t get a huge serve, but it is quite rich, so remember everything in moderation is the key to weightloss success.

Credits: 'Symply Too Good To Be True Book 6' by Annette Sym